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Topic - William Shakespeare
Jesus Christ tops the list of the top 10 most significant figures in human history, as based on opinions circulated over Wikipedia over a span of months and as figured by a couple of computer scientists.
Leslie Howard and Norma Shearer, Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes and Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey are just a few of the actors to team up and play the ill-fated lovers.
Otto von Bismarck famously observed that the less people know about how sausages and laws are made, the better they'll feel about them. The same could be said for the world of books. The more we learn about the petty malice of Evelyn Waugh, the envious insecurity of Hemingway, the relentless money-grubbing of Balzac, the arid, neurotic love life of Edith Wharton or the utter creepiness of Marcel Proust, the more we are distracted from their purely artistic merits.
One day not long ago — Jan. 1, 2012, to be exact — Martin Manley set a New Year's resolution unlike any other: "To explore the idea of committing suicide sooner rather than later."
To paraphrase William Shakespeare, there's something rotten in Washington, and the odor is emanating not just from the Internal Revenue Service and the Justice Department.
"Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive."
William Shakespeare's comedy "Much Ado About Nothing" benefits from a lighthearted approach and an evenly-matched pair of verbal jousters to conduct a battle of the sexes. An accomplished, zestful production by Theatre for a New Audience that opened Sunday at The Duke on 42nd Street contains all that and more.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson is heading from modern to classic _ the "Modern Family" star is going to star this summer in William Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" in Central Park.
He was king of England, but for centuries he lay without shroud or coffin in an unknown grave, and his name became a byword for villainy.
Scientists say they have found the 500-year-old remains of England's King Richard III under a parking lot in the city of Leicester.
Has Britain's lost king been found?
This week, the Corcoran Gallery of Art launches Corcoran Uncorked, a new after-hours program featuring tours, lectures and receptions. Patrons can enjoy tours of the special exhibits as well as the MobileMovie Film Festival, featuring films made on mobile devices by local filmmakers.
A parent who was "All Shook Up" about Elvis Presley songs in a high-school drama prompted educators to cancel the musical, deeming it too sexual. But the decision was reversed Thursday by administrators at the high school south of Salt Lake City.
A parent who was "All Shook Up" about Elvis Presley songs in a high-school drama prompted educators to cancel the production, deeming it too sexually suggestive.
Even a genius has to learn somewhere, the skeptics insist, and Shakespeare, says the authorship trust, "is the only presumed writer of his time for whom there is no contemporary evidence of a writing career."
As William Shakespeare wrote in "Julius Caesar," "This was a man!"